CIMS (Coordinated Incident Management System)

CIMS (Coordinated Incident Management System) is the National response framework for incident management in New Zealand and can be used to manage incident responses of any scale, hazard, complexity and level.

CIMS can be used internally within an organisation to manage an incident as well as plan for an incident response in the future.  It establishes a framework of consistent principles, structures, functions, processes and terminology for response and the transition to recovery. This allows people to respond effectively to incidents across functions and organisations – both vertically and horizontally.

Whilst CIMS is used during the response stage of the 4R’s of Emergency Management it can be implemented in the readiness and recovery phases of emergency management.

CIMS is used across Government agencies and many Corporates as they develop ‘Adaptive Management’, ‘Readiness’ and ‘Resiliency’ within their respective organisations.  Click below to hear our Director and Trainer Paul speak about how we can help your organisation be prepared for any event:

We deliver courses to a wide range of clients, across many sectors, which include many Government Agencies involved in whole of Government exercises. Our training covers the Incident Management Team functions and sub-functions providing incidents / responses with strategic direction, support and coordination in complex or multiple incidents.

Incident Management Teams ensure that high level decisions are coordinated during an emergency and manage the threat to life, property and the environment during the response phase.

The COVID-19 is an example where the Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) system is used during the response phase over a prolonged period.

Gain recognised NZQA CIMS qualifications by an experienced NZQA Category 1 provider on a four year external evaluation review.  Courses may be run in-house or you or your team can attend one of our multi-agency courses.

We run Coordinated Incident Management System, (CIMS) multi-agency courses at regular intervals or once we have sufficient numbers. Please advise us if you would like to be placed on a waiting list for any of our multi-agency CIMS courses.

US 32158: Demonstrate basic knowledge of New Zealand’s Coordinated Incident Management System – Level 3

US 32159: Demonstrate knowledge of the Planning 32159 Demonstrate knowledge of the Planning Function within the Coordinated Incident Management System – Level 4

US 32160: – Apply knowledge of the planning process to a Coordinated Incident Management response – Level 5

US 32161: Demonstrate knowledge of the Intelligence Function within the Coordinated Incident Management System – Level 4

US 32162: Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the Intelligence function to a Coordinated Incident Management response – Level 5

US 32163: Demonstrate knowledge of the Operations Function within the Coordinated Incident Management System – Level 4

US 32164: Apply knowledge of the Operations function to contribute to a Coordinated Incident Management response – Level 5

US 32165: Demonstrate knowledge of the Logistics Function within the Coordinated Incident Management System – Level 4

US 32166: Apply knowledge of the Logistics function to contribute to a Coordinated Incident Management response – Level 5

For more information or to register for the courses contact the team.

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